SAN MATEO (CBS SF) — A 16-year-old girl and a 51-year-old man were rescued after their boat capsized south of the San Mateo Bridge Friday afternoon, according to Alameda County fire officials.

The 14-foot boat capsized around a mile and a half south of the bridge, stranding the man and girl in the water around 200 yards away from the boat, fire department spokeswoman Aisha Knowles said.

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The fire department was contacted for help shortly after 4 p.m., Knowles said.

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A fire department rescue boat retrieved the two and took them to the Redwood City marina for medical attention.

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